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Nydia Velázquez's Public Statements

Full Name: Nydia M. Velázquez
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Running, Working Families for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Paul Bader
Birth Date: 03/22/1953
Birth Place: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 12, 2013 Velázquez on Defense Authorization Act
June 7, 2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Support for Women's Equality Act from Congressional Leaders
May 20, 2013 SBA Approving Less than 1 in 4 New York Business Applications for Sandy Assistance
May 16, 2013 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez
May 15, 2013 Puerto Rico Status Legislation
May 15, 2013 Puerto Rico Status Legislation
May 13, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York
May 8, 2013 Velázquez Announces Bill to Expand National Park Designation for LES Tenement Museum
April 26, 2013 Governor Cuomo and HUD Announce Approval of New York State's Disaster Recovery Action Plan
April 26, 2013 Velázquez on LICH Remaining Open
April 22, 2013 Letter to Rep. Hal Rogers, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Student Loans for Students Without HS Diploma or GED
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
March 19, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 27, 2013 Providing for Consideration of S.47, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 15, 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 4, 2013 Temporary Increase in Borrowing Authority for National Flood Insurance Program
Dec. 20, 2012 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 66, Permanent Tax Relief for Families and Small Businesses Act of 2012, and Providing for Consieration of H.R. 6684, Spending Reduction Act of 2012
Dec. 18, 2012 Small Business Investment Company Modernization Act of 2012
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg - D-SNAP
Nov. 30, 2012 STEM Jobs Act of 2012
Nov. 20, 2012 Velázquez on Israeli-Gaza Conflict
Nov. 14, 2012 Extending the Economic and Social Ladders to Success
Oct. 11, 2012 Rep. Schiff Announces Almost 40 Members of Congress Have Participated in NOH8 Campaign
Oct. 9, 2012 Letter to Committee Chairmen
Sept. 19, 2012 Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012
Sept. 19, 2012 Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Sept. 4, 2012 Rep. Nydia Velazquez DNC 2012 Speech
Aug. 1, 2012 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
July 25, 2012 Letter to Mr. Speaker and Chairs of the Committees
July 17, 2012 Velázquez Announces Funding for New York City Veterans
July 11, 2012 Velázquez on Republican Attempts to Repeal Health Care Reform
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 28, 2012 Velázquez on Supreme Court Health Care Ruling
June 25, 2012 Velázquez on Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona Immigration Ruling
June 15, 2012 Velazquez on Change in Deportation Policy
June 6, 2012 Velazquez Statement on Jacob Ostreicher
May 31, 2012 Velazquez on Defense of Marriage Act Court Ruling
May 30, 2012 Letter to General Barsatti
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 Letter to Honorable Andrew Cuomo Governor of New York
May 16, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 10, 2012 Velázquez on President's Announcement Regarding Same Sex Marriage
May 9, 2012 Velázquez Introduces Anti-Hazing Legislation
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